Lot 294
Ezra Ames (NY/MA, 1768-1836), Pair of Portraits
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Oil on canvas (lined), unsigned, painted circa 1827, presented in period gilt composition frames.

Sight size 29.25 x 23 in.; Frame dimensions 38.25 x 32 in.

From the Collection of James H. Craig and Randy S. Johnson, Sarasota, Florida

Mr. Marcus L. Blanchard, Albany, New York
Cowan's Auctions Inc., Cincinnatti, Ohio, March 17, 2008, Lot 151

Bolton, Theodore, and Irwin F. Cortelyou. Ezra Ames of Albany: Portrait Painter, Craftsman, Royal Arch Mason, Banker, 1768-1836). New York Historical Society, 1955. p. 231 (illustrated p. 197).

These portraits are of Samuel Stevenson Fowler (1799-1850, Vice President of Mechanic's & Farmer's Bank), and his wife, Julia Frances Gregory Fowler (1809-1877).

Minor stable craquelure; scattered spot touch-ups visible under UV light.

$3,000 - 6,000